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of defense after world war ii. in 1946, james forest all noted in his diary that the soviets believed that the post-war world should be shaped by a handful of major powers acting alone but he went on the american point of view is that all nations professing a desire for peace and democracy should participate and what ended up happening in the years since his something in between or. the united states and our allies succeeded in constructing a broad international architecture of alliances chiefly the u.n. the imf the world bank and nato that protected our interest and benefited people and nations around the world. yet it is undeniable that a handful of major powers did end up controlling those institutions, setting norms and shaping international affairs. now two decades after the end of the cold war, we faced a different world. more countries than ever have a voice in global debates. we see more paths to power opening up as nations gain influence to the strength of their economies rather than their militaries are going political and technological changes are empowering nonstate actors
because a large part of the struggle is defensiveness on the part of people and institutions that you claim how is the implicit bias. so how do you effectively do so? regret to point to it, then commits the people participating in it that they are perpetuating an to recognize it before it in thing is done. so i want to throw this out to the panel. i'll start with mr. davies perhaps amend mr. harris and the market to the practical application of it was fair to law enforcement, dr. williams. >> thank you. it's an important and ask the question because their conception, our traditional conventional conception of how race operates on us and effects our judgment and decision-making is outmoded. we tend to think we can see racism in the same way that we used to when it was operating under white hood or with a white only signs on our walls or something really explicit and over. we can't see it that way anymore. the goodness is we have progressed beyond not as a society. we see it occasionally when people slipped up unintentionally, but it's a lot less likely that we are going to see it or no
we lift in defense of our most ancient values and in during ideas. but each of us now embrace with solemn duty and on some joy, what is their lasting birthrate, with common after and common purpose, passion and dedication. that is the answer the call and care into an uncertain future that precious light of freedom. thank you. god bless you and may he forever bless these united states of america. [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] >> at this time, please join in welcoming award-winning artist, accompanied by the united states marine band. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [applause] >> a while. our next distinguished guest is the poet, richard blanche go, who will share with those words he has composed for this occasion. [applause] >> mr. president, mr. vice president, america, one today, one sun rose on us today, kindles over our shores, peeking over the smokies, grading the faces of the great lakes, spreading the simple truth across the great plains and charging ac
come together and i think it can happen. i really do. >> last december we did the defense authorization bill and we dispense with 380 amendments and went forward in it the right thing. i am guardedly optimistic that we will do that. >> postal reform towards the end of last year but they were a good number of complicated pieces of legislation. they didn't pass the house most of them, but they got through the senate with good bipartisan support. >> senator mccain to you by the pendulum idea that it has reached the bottom? it's reached its worst point it is getting better? >> i do and maybe i'm wrong. maybe that is not the case but i think as chuck just mentioned, we have shown we can make certain progress in other areas and i think historians who study the senate as boring as that might be to look back on the subversion of this nuclear option because if it happened that was going to happen unless we could come up with this roadmap for the leaders. on the filibuster, that of the senate had gone to weigh 51 vote body it would have changed the nature of the united states senate forever. >> b
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